Policy that the complete transition to terrestrial digital broadcasting will be postponed, antenna facilities etc. are damaged due to earthquake disaster

Analog broadcasting was stopped on July 24, 2011,Complete transition to terrestrial digital broadcasting will be implementedHowever, it was reported that it is a policy that will be postponed in some areas under the influence of the earthquake disaster.

Although the antenna equipment for watching terrestrial digital watching and the like was damaged by the disaster etc., it is said that it is necessary to revise the Radio Law for realization.

Details are as below.
Asahi.com (Asahi Shimbun): transition to terrestrial digital broadcasting, postponed 3 prefectures, affected for about half a year to about a year - politics

[East Japan great earthquake] To the postponement of terrestrial digital in the three Tohoku prefectures Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications considering the impact of the earthquake - SankeiBiz (Sankei Biz)

Current affairs dot com: Transfer of terrestrial digital broadcasting, postponed in three Tohoku prefectures = Delayed popularization due to the earthquake - Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

According to reports by the Asahi Shimbun, Sankei Shimbun, and Jinjitsu Inc., the Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications has concluded a policy of postponing a full transition to terrestrial digital broadcasting scheduled on July 24 for the time being.

This is due to the fact that due to the earthquake disaster the terrestrial digital terrestrial viewing area countermeasure antenna equipment etc. leaked and damaged, and the victim saying "I want to give priority to living reconstruction" from the afflicted area is received, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima plans to continue analog broadcasting only in the three prefectures.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications is said to go into coordination with municipalities and broadcasting stations on the basis of postponement for about six months to a year or so, but for some time after the analog broadcasting stoppage, the band of mobile phones, As it was a policy to allocate to, we can postpone for at least a year.

By the way, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications and the Digital Broadcasting Promotion Association (Dpa) (the Japan Broadcasting Promotion Association), as part of measures against terrestrial digital terrestrial viewing area, will be able to view terrestrial digital broadcasting programs in the Tokyo area for specific areas "satellite broadcasting terrestrial digital broadcasting" I am using BS digital broadcasting, but as of April 7Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima also started operations for three prefectures.

However, when using "terrestrial digital broadcasting countermeasure satellite broadcasting", executives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications can not view the programs of local broadcasting stations and the data broadcasts of local municipalities, so " It is said that it is supposed to incorporate the contents necessary to postpone the complete transition to the revision bill of the radio wave law submitted to the current Diet session.

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